Director Of Programming

Pathway Senior Living Chicago , IL 60602

Posted 3 months ago


Pathway Management, LLC (founded in 1997) is a privately held, Chicago-based company that is dedicated to changing the way society "THINKS" about aging and senior living. The company operates 32 senior living communities in Illinois, Michigan, Minnesota, and Wisconsin.

Pathway offers a dynamic, fast-paced work environment that challenges team members to see aging as a natural, vibrant, enriching part of life. Therefore, our team members infuse our communities with the energy, caring, and creativity needed to help our residents live a life of purpose, fulfillment, and celebration.

We are looking for a unique and creative leader, who will steer our team towards having the most positive meaningful experiences every day. If your passion in life is to create an environment of inclusion and belonging then keep on reading.

As a Pathway Director of Programming a typical day might include:

  • Overseeing the VIVA! Life programing of each community working directly with the community leadership.

  • Create positive meaningful experiences for our team, residents, and guests through programs that enrich their lives.

  • Champion the seven dimensions of wellness, person-centered care and the VIVA! Culture.

  • Oversee company wide programming; coordinate and manage Pathway signature programs.

  • Participate and plan engaging programs, awesome trips and breathtaking events.

  • Bridge the gap between vision and reality, promoting life to the fullest.

  • Having a "yes you can" attitude. If you can dream it, we can do it.

If you're good at:

  • Having a vision and making it happen.

  • Attention to details, and the desire to create quality programs for our residents, team members and guests.

  • Getting up every morning with the attitude of what can I do to make a difference in someone's life?

  • Leading a team through creative and purpose filled programs.

  • Able to maintain a budget.

  • Communicating clearly. You write well. You can explain just about anything to anyone, and you're comfortable communicating in writing and over the phone.

Minimum Requirements

To be the ideal Director of Programming expert for this role:

  • Bachelor's degree in therapeutic recreation or similar field preferred.

  • Completion of 36 Hour Activity Course training required

  • Certification Therapeutic Recreational Specialist preferred.

  • Five years experience with program development.

  • Demonstrate empathy and compassion to connect with customers.

  • Be inspired to serve the needs of our customers.

  • Must use imagination and creativity to motivate self and others.

  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills.

  • Experience working with geriatric population.

Pathway's operating approach is so unique and so deeply ingrained in our culture that we call it VIVA! VIVA! takes a whole new approach that focuses on resident wellness, abilities, and person-centered care.

We are currently seeking highly skilled, enthusiastic team members with the passion, dedication, and creativity to provide positive, meaningful experiences for our residents every day.

We offer a generous benefits package including competitive salary, 401K plan with employer matching, comprehensive medical, dental and vision insurance and paid time off.

Sample Corporate Boilerplate Text for Kronos External. There has never been a better time to join the company whose growth knows no boundaries. The company that rewards your success with better pay, better benefits, better atmosphere, and better career advancement opportunities!

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